Mediterranean Green Olive Bruschetta

Mediterranean Green Olive Bruschetta

Guests coming and need a quick-and-easy appetizer to serve? This recipe will have you ready in under 30 minutes using items you'll likely already have in your pantry. Bright, colorful, easy and delicious – this is a 'must-make recipe' for any season! Recipe provided by Debra Smith of SmithBites.

  • prep
  • 14 servings


  • 1 (6 oz.) can Lindsay® Crafted Green Ripe Pitted Olives or other Lindsay® Green Pitted Olives, sliced

  • 1 (12 oz.) package cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered.

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley, divided

  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

  • 2 tablespoons drained Lindsay ® Capers

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 (12-inch long) loaf French or Italian bread, sliced (1/2-inch thick)

  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled

Cooking Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine olives, tomatoes, onion, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, 2 tablespoons of the cheese and capers.

  2. Add oil and balsamic vinegar; mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste if desired. Let stand 15 minutes.

  3. Cover; refrigerate and let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.

  4. Mixture may be made 1 day ahead.


  • Calories122
  • Fat6g
  • Protein3g
  • Cholesterol1mg
  • Total Carbs14g
  • Fiber1g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.